Join us on Saturday, January 19th at 6:30 pm for one of our favorite annual events – the Family Owl Prowl! It looks like we’ll have a clear, gorgeous night, so come out with your family to learn about Houston’s owls, visit with some live owls from the Wildlife Center of Texas, and go on [...]
Don’t forget that Arboretum gates will open Sunday, January 13th at 1:00 pm due to the Houston Marathon, which passes by the Arboretum. Best wishes to all the runners out there!
As of Saturday, December 1st, ALL 5 miles of the Arboretum’s trails will be open to the public, including the 2 mile Outer Loop Trail! We are so appreciative of our visitors who have supported us throughout the long process of resurfacing trails and repairing damage caused by the drought. Come out and visit us [...]
We need your help to rebuild our forest! The devastating effects of last year’s drought caused the loss of approximately 5,000 trees, or 50% of our native canopy, damaged our trails, and allowed for an influx of invasive species, which threaten to overwhelm our native ecosystems. This disaster placed an extraordinary burden on our financial [...]
Growing up as a native Houstonian, I have spent many a free day roaming up and down the trails of the Houston Arboretum. For years, I have called this place my little piece of solace. I only allow special people to join me for my quiet nature walks, and every time I invite someone new [...]